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Duncan, Joseph Forbes (1879–1964), trade unionist

Ewen A. Cameron

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online May 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/40308

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Duncan, Joseph Forbes (1879–1964), trade unionist, was born at Boat of Bridge, Banffshire, on 3 June 1879, the son of William Duncan, gardener, and his wife, Margaret, née Munro. He was educated at the local school and Robert Gordon's College in Aberdeen, which he left at the age of fifteen to work on his father's small farm before taking up a position as a clerk in the ...

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